This has however disappointed because Kenya's traditional pastor is a bible-thumping
, verse-quoting preacher whose main preoccupation is saving souls for the heavenly kingdom.
And don't get me going on the candlelit and Bible-thumping
citizens who hovel around telephone poles and street corners where often a nary-do-well meets the consequences of their own bad decisions.
Next time I hear a bible-thumping
preacher declaring that 'money is the root of all evil,' I will refer him to 1 Timothy 6:10 for the complete line that reads: 'For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil.' Better still, I will refer him to the Parokya ni Edgar cover song with this refrain: Bakit ang pera may mukha/ Bakit ang mukha walang pera/ O ang pera nga naman/ O ang pera nga naman/ O ang tao nga nama'y Mukhang pera (Originally by the 90s band The Youth).
agenda hard to stomach or ignore.
You're going to experience the homophobia, the hypocrisy, idiocy and self-serving bible-thumping
we're all too familiar with.
Apparently, Eli doesn't like "bible-thumping
" Percy, so he didn't take Phineas' suggestion seriously.
We've already had faith-based dramas involving baseball ("Where Hope Grows"), football ("Woodlawn," "Facing the Giants"), boxing ("Carman: The Champion") and even competitive skateboarding ("Hardflip"), so It probably was only a matter of time before someone offered us a mashup of Bible-thumping
and butt-whipping like "The Fight Within," a dutifully sincere but ponderously predictable drama about a young mixed-martial-arts fighter who returns to the cage after a self-imposed sabbatical because somebody up there likes him.
But by the boda-boda driver's sincere kindness to me, I felt "free" of the guilt for my stern words to the Bible-thumping
Excellent performances, too, from co-writer Owen O'Neill as Bible-thumping
Warden Stammas, the rigid prison chief, Ian Barritt (Brooksie), Leigh Jones (Rooster) and Kevin Mathurin (Bogs Diamond).
literalists they see the current events as a prelude to the coming of their 'messiah' and would rather hasten that process, culminating into an Armageddon, by tying knots with fellow extremists from Judaism.
"sex-before-marriage-is-sin!'' preacher is hysterically over-the-top, and many of his Man #1 stories are delivered with a deliciously boyish leer.
The Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which the ACLU attorney Clarence Darrow made a monkey out of the Bible-thumping
William Jennings Bryan, sent fundamentalists into cultural and political retreat.